Jeremy Harrison grew up in the Meadow Lake area and graduated from Carpenter High School in 1996. Jeremy went on to complete an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Canadian History from the University of Alberta, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and a Juris Doctor (Law) Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Jeremy was elected to Parliament on June 28, 2004, and at the age of 26 became one of the youngest Canadians ever to sit in the House of Commons. Jeremy was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in November 2007. He is the youngest Canadian ever to have been elected to both the House of Commons and a Provincial Legislative Assembly.
He first served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources until being appointed to Cabinet in May of 2009. He has served as the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government House Leader, and Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills and Training. Jeremy currently serves as the Minister of the Economy, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Minister Responsible for the Global Transportation Hub, Minister Responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan, Minister Responsible for Innovation, and Minister Responsible for Trade.
Jeremy also currently serves as the Deputy House Leader, Vice-Chair of the Treasury Board, Chairman of the Red Tape Reduction Committee, and sits on the Cabinet Committee on Human Services. He also serves as a Member of the Board of Internal Economy and the Standing Committee on House Services.
Jeremy and his wife Alaina have one son, MacGregor and one daughter, Finnley.